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VIQ Solutions Hires Sales Leaders to Accelerate Growth in Insurance and Criminal Justice Industries

PHOENIX, Arizona – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –VIQ Solutions Inc. (“VIQ” or the “Company”) (TSX: VQS and OTC Markets: VQSLF), a global provider of secure, AI-based digital audio and video capture technology and transcription services, announced today the hiring of two sales managers within the sales division. organization to drive growth and support VIQ’s digital transformation initiatives.

Sharon Schwans is appointed Director of Sales, Insurance Services. She brings nearly 15 years of industry experience, with previous roles in sales productivity, account management and business development. Ms. Schwans’ experience includes managing key accounts and selling insurance products and services for leading companies including Genworth Financial Thrivent Financial, John Hancock, Wells Fargo and York Risk Services. She holds a BA in Marketing from San Diego State University and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Stephen Gaus is appointed Director of Sales, Criminal Justice and Partner Relations. He brings nearly 25 years of industry experience, with previous roles in business development, sales and strategic alliances, public sector sales and distribution strategy from his various roles at Verizon, Opti- Script and Siemens. Prior to joining VIQ Solutions, Mr. Gaus was Director of Business Development at Leapfrog Group, a non-profit hospital quality and safety transparency organization based in the District of Columbia, where he developed new markets and supported Leapfrog’s partner network.

“This is the start of a vast global expansion designed to expand our footprint and provide AI-powered workflows to support the monetization of the vast amount of digital content recorded each year,” said Susan Sumner. , President and Chief Operating Officer of VIQ. “Our investment in sales and marketing will continue to strengthen our position as a global leader. ”

“Through bold innovation and thoughtful risk-taking, our management team has positioned VIQ for significant growth in our world-class solutions and services,” said Sébastien Paré, CEO of VIQ. “With the new omnibus plan, we continue to align the best interests of the company and our shareholders with the best interests of the management team, in order to position VIQ for long-term value creation.”

For more information on VIQ, please visit viqsolutions.com or dial 800-263-9947.

About VIQ Solutions Inc.

VIQ Solutions is a global provider of secure, AI-based digital voice and video capture technologies and transcription services. VIQ offers a seamless, comprehensive suite of solutions that deliver intelligent automation, enhanced by human scrutiny, to drive the transformation of how content is captured, secured, and reused into actionable information. Cyber-secure AI technology and services platform is implemented in the most rigid security environments including criminal justice, legal, insurance, media, government, finance markets enterprise, media and transcription service providers, enabling them to improve the quality and accessibility of evidence, to easily identify predictive insights and to achieve digital transformation faster and at lower cost.

Forward-looking statements

Certain statements included in this press release constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information under applicable securities laws. These forward-looking statements or information are provided for the purpose of providing information about management’s current expectations and plans for the future. Readers are cautioned that reliance on such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. Forward-looking statements or information generally contain statements with words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “expect”, “plan”, “intend”, “estimate”, “propose”, ” project ”or similar words suggesting future results or statements regarding a prospect. The forward-looking statements or information contained in this press release include, without limitation, management’s objectives for the growth of the Company, as well as the size, scope and timing of the implementation of projects currently in phase. pilot.

Forward-looking statements or information are based on several factors and assumptions which were used to develop such statements and information, but which may prove to be inaccurate. Although VIQ believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements or information are reasonable, one should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, as VIQ cannot guarantee that such expectations will prove to be correct. In addition to other factors and assumptions that may be identified in this press release, assumptions have been made regarding, among other things, recent initiatives by the Company, and that sales and prospects may add additional value to shareholders. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive of all the factors and assumptions that have been used.

Forward-looking statements or information are based on current expectations, estimates and projections which involve several risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by VIQ, including risks related to the COVID-19 pandemic. and other risks discussed or mentioned under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2020, which is available at www.sedar.com. These risks and uncertainties may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking statements or information. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive of all possible risks and uncertainties.

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